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it into [. . .] pott and cover it cloase and keepe it for your use. ZE Probatem 78. For the Toothe Ache Take a litle pece of opium as big as a great pinnes head and put it into the hollow place of the akeing tooth and it will give preasant ease, often tryed by me apon many people and never fayled. Zerobabel Endecott

79. [. . .] Bloody Fluxe Take the harts of dolfins and dry them and grate them to powder and give a spoonefull of the powder in rome or brandy and it is a presant remedy. Also the harts of other fish is verry good used in the same manner. Probatum ZE

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Apothecary weights

Apothecary Symbols

*see abbreviations below table

Symbol Name TR (*) ME (*)
lb, li, libr. libra, pound apothecary's pound 373.243 g
ss semis half half
uncia, ounce, unce apothecary's ounce 31.103 g
Q quarta quart between 0.95 and 1.16 liters
ʒ dragma, dram dram 3.888 g
G grana, grain grain 0.065 g (65 mg)
A ana of each one of each one
lb ss libr. semi half an apothecary's pound 186.623 g
℥ ss semuncia half an apothecary's ounce 15.552 g

Name = Name in Text

TR = Translation

ME = Modern Equivalent (approx.; in grams and liters)

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